SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly officer involved shooting in Polk County.
Troopers confirm with OzarksFirst that deputies shot and killed a man on Friday, April 21 at a location west of Fair Play.
The Highway Patrol says Polk County deputies were initially called to the location around 2:30 p.m. Friday about a man who was suicidal.
No deputies were injured in the shooting. The man’s identity has not been released.
OzarksFirst is still working to learn what led to the shooting.
Troopers say the Missouri Highway Patrol and the Division of Drug and Crime Control were requested to investigate the incident.